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Virgen Blanca Square in Vitoria-Gasteiz
Virgen Blanca Square in Vitoria-Gasteiz

From Madrid to Vitoria-Gasteiz

Travel by coach from Madrid to Vitoria-Gasteiz with ALSA for a quick, comfortable and pleasant journey. Only ALSA offers you the chance to travel from Madrid to Vitoria-Gasteiz by coach at the best rate guaranteed. And if you buy your tickets in advance at www.alsa.com you can avail of our cheapest deals.

Useful information

  • Frequency: over 15 daily services in both directions (night services, either direct or with stops, depending on the time).
  • Timetable: buses depart between 12:30 am and 7:15 pm.
  • Distance between cities: 407 km (252 mi). The entire journey is on the motorway.
  • Trip duration: between 3.55 and 5.00 hours depending on the service.

Bus stations in Madrid and Vitoria

Coaches travelling from Madrid to Vitoria-Gasteiz depart from either the Avenida de América transport hub or the Madrid Barajas Airport - T4.

All stations are connected to the public transport network and have public parking. Your journey will end at the Estación de Autobuses de Vitoria-Gasteiz bus station, located on Plaza Euskaltzaindia, s/n.

What to see in Madrid

Madrid needs no introduction. Its authentic districts, like Lavapiés and Barrio de las Letras, the Almudena Cathedral, Puerta de Alcalá gate, and Plaza Mayor are just some of the spots to be discovered in the Spanish capital. The golden mile of calle Serrano is where some of the country's most exclusive shops are located, and the Salamanca district in general has a very stately charm due to its architecture. The gay-friendly Chueca district is the city’s most modern and liberal hub, full of trendy shops and restaurants for all kinds of visitors.

What to see in Vitoria-Gasteiz

The main spots to see in the capital of Álava are Florida Park and Plaza de la Virgen Blanca. Promoting the use of environmentally friendly transport, Vitoria-Gasteiz has bike lanes for taking interesting routes. Several museums mean that there is something going on all year round with the Museum of Natural Sciences, the Artium Museum housing contemporary art, and the Museum of Fine Arts. In the city’s streets you will find all kinds of shops, bars and restaurants offering local and traditional products, delicious recipes with the freshest and tastiest ingredients, and the famous pintxos.